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Programs of Study



Degree Type: Certificate

Semester Credit Hours: 30

First Semester - 15 SCH

CNBT 2310 - Commercial/Industrial Blueprint Reading
ELPT 1411 - Basic Electrical Theory
ELPT 1221 - Introduction to Electrical Safety & Tools
ELPT 1325 - National Electrical Code I
ELPT 1329 - Residential Wiring

Second Semester - 15 SCH

ELPT 1357 - Industrial Wiring
ELPT 2225 - National Electrical Code II
ELPT 1341 - Motor Control
ELPT 1445 - Commercial Wiring
ELPT 2305 - Motors and Transformers

Program Affilication and Consumer Information

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Marketable Skills

  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures
  • Acquire and evaluate information
  • Interpret and communicate information
  • Electrical construction management
  • Residential, commercial, industrial blueprint reading
  • OSHA - Construction and General Industries
  • Electrical Safety and Tools
  • National Electrical Code
  • Residential load calculation and service entrance sizing
  • Commercial electrical load calculation
  • Overcurrent protection
  • Raceway panel installation
  • Single and poly-phase DC and AC motors, generators and alternators Industrial wiring, motor circuits, raceways and busways
  • Single and three-phase motors and transformers
  • Transformer banking, power factor correction and protective devices.

Program Outcomes

  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Trouble shooting Residential Electrical Systems
  • Trouble shooting Commercial Electrical Systems
  • Trouble shooting Industrial Electrical Systems
  • Residential Electrician (Apprentice)
  • Commercial Electrician (Apprentice)
  • Industrial Electrician (Apprentice)
  • Apprentice Electrician Conduit Bending

Expected Salary

Texas wage data: workers on average earn $50,100; 10% of workers earn $31,500 or less; 10% of workers earn $74,860 or more.

Career Opportunities

Inside wireman; outside lineman; residential wireman; installer technician; electrician; electrical maintenance worker; construction electrician; appliance installer; sign electrician; motor repair; electrical and electronics installers and repairers; electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers; electrical drafters; construction and building inspectors; elevator installation and maintenance; electrical and electronic equipment assemblers; electrical installers and repairers; electrical inspectors.

High School Endorsements

Business and Industry

Additional Educational Opportunities

Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Science